You can make sure you have the optimal insurance coverage, as will be discussed in more detail in article Some people are worried about using their PIP coverage because they don’t want to make a claim on their own insurance. Do you think he or she would take the time to identify witnesses or take photos? My doctor gave me six months to live, but when I couldn’t pay the bill he gave me six months more. First, I reach out to the doctors and remind them of their legal and contractual obligation to bill the insurance.Read More
Pursue a Medical malpractice Case
Medical malpractice happens when medical treatment doesn’t follow quality standards. If you are a victim of medical malpractice it is likely that you won’t even know until you start to develop symptoms.
This can happen long after the medical procedure took place. Therefore, you will need help from a lawyer with extensive experience in the medical malpractice field.
Getting the help of a medical malpractice lawyer could be the difference between getting your expenses covered or walking empty handed.
This is a very complex process that involves many legal procedures. Also, you have a limit of time to prove that you were a victim of a careless doctor. Medical malpractice follows the statute of limitations; this establishes a period in which you can make the claim.
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Top Lawyers Pick
- Don Greiwe
- Robert D. Sparks
- N. Trey Pettlon, III
- Patrick L. Cotter
- D. Lee Johnson
- Gregg W. Luther
- Edward F. Chacker
- Dennis Abrams
- Eric C. Bonholtzer
- Imad Elias
- Kevin M. Camp
- J. Robert Black
Don Greiwe, is a founding partner of ,Alley Clark & Greiwe,, a well-respected personal injury law firm located in Tampa, Florida. Dedicated to seeking justice for the injured, Mr. Greiwe focuses on handling complex claims involving medical malpractice, general negligence, products liability, and mass torts (pharmaceutical and medical products) throughout Florida.Mr. Greiwe graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1973 and received his law degree from the University of Miami. He is a board-certified civil trial lawyer and is certified as a civil trial advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Additionally, Mr. Greiwe is a Board-Certified Circuit Court Mediator.Don Greiwe has been selected annually since 2007 as one of the best medical malpractice attorneys byBest Lawyers,. Mr. Greiwe was honored by ,Best Lawyers, with the distinction as 2019 Lawyer of the Year in Medical Malpractice Law and Personal Injury Law (Tampa). Previously, Mr. Greiwe was named 2017 ,Lawyer of the Year, in the field of Personal Injury Litigation Law (Tampa), and 2013 Lawyer of the Year in Medical Malpractice Law (Tampa). Mr. Greiwe has been selected as one of Floridas top trial attorneys by ,Top Lawyersannually since 2006.Mr. Greiwe has an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell.AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.
201 North Franklin Street, 7th Floor,, Tampa FL 33602
Robert D. Sparks
Robert Sparks and trial partner, Chris Codling, obtained the largest jury verdict in a pedestrian injury case in Hillsborough County history – an award of $30 million which was recognized as one of the largest verdicts in America in 2017. This record setting verdict came on the heels of various other million dollar litigation and settlements, marking Robert as one of the youngest top trial attorneys in the nation to obtain such an accomplishment.As the lead trial attorney for the personal injury division, Robert has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of his clients for cases involving wrongful death, negligence, medical malpractice, truck and auto accidents, insurance disputes, and commercial litigation. Robert also leads a team of family law attorneys and staff in the litigation of all facets of matrimonial and family law cases, including the representation of celebrities, athletes, business leaders, and other local community leaders.In response to his successful litigation practices, Robert is recognized among the top 1% of attorneys in the country by the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and is included on the lists of Top Lawyers, The National Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, Americas Top 100 High Stakes Litigators, Expertises Best Personal Injury Lawyers in Tampa, and Lawyers of Distinction.Under Robs leadership, his team of personal injury trial attorneys has received recognition for Top Verdicts & Settlements by The National Law Journal (#62 Ming v. Gerelco Traffic Controls), The National Black Lawyers Top 100, Top Verdicts Number 1 Verdicts in Florida (Brain Injury), Number 2 Verdicts in Florida (Pedestrian Accident), Top 20 Verdicts in Florida (#11), Top 10 Car Accident Verdicts in Florida, Top 10 Personal Injury Verdicts in Florida, and Top 10 Brain Injury Verdicts in Florida.Robert consistently represents clients against insurance companies that wrongfully deny or underpay insurance claims. He works tirelessly for his clients and has been successful in helping families and businesses recover against the insurance giants who would have otherwise denied or refused to take responsibility for their actions. As a result of this track record, Robert is acknowledged as one of the best up and coming trial lawyers.A Tampa native, Robert attended King High School and then Saint Leo University on a baseball scholarship. Following his collegiate career, Robert graduated from Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center where he was honored for trial advocacy. Robert is licensed to practice in Florida, the Supreme Court of Florida, and the Federal Middle District Court of Florida.He and his wife Dana, along with their children, reside in the Tampa Bay area and are involved in various civic and athletic organizations as sponsors and donors, as well as their local church.
N. Trey Pettlon, III
N. Trey Pettlon, III, is a co-founder of the Law Offices of Pettlon & Ginie, located in Olathe, Kansas. Trey handles criminal defense as well as personal injury and wrongful death cases representing clients throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area and across Kansas and Missouri in State, Municipal and Federal courts.Trey has won not guilty verdicts in numerous jury trials for clients charged with attempted murder, felony theft, aggravated battery, sexual battery, domestic battery, rape, sodomy, felony DUI, DUI, and Criminal Damage to Property. Hes won dismissals in cases involving charges for murder, kidnapping, rape, indecent liberties and other alleged sex crimes, drug distribution and possession, voter fraud, DUIs in Kansas, DWIs in Missouri and numerous other criminal allegations. Treys clients have included people people from all walks of life, from teachers and blue collar employees to people charged in high profile cases, criminal defense attorneys, prosecutors, doctors, police officers, CEOs of large corporations and some of the highest profile defendants.Trey has also won significant jury verdicts for clients in personal injury and wrongful death cases and obtained numerous settlements, representing people who have been seriously injured or killed in car accidents, trucking accidents, gas explosions, medical malpractice and other incidents caused by the negligence of others. In 1997 Trey obtained the largest jury verdict of the year in Clay County, Missouri, and in 2004, he obtained one of the largest jury verdicts for the state of Missouri for the year. Trey is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He has traveled from California to Maine building the best cases for his clients.Trey graduated from the University of Missouri in 1988 and then Washburn University School of Law in 1991. While in law school, Trey argued before the Honorable Justice Antonin Scalia in the championship round of the Prince Memorial Evidence Moot Court Competition in Manhattan, New York.After spending three years as an Assistant District Attorney with the Johnson County District Attorneys Office, Trey entered private practice and later formed the Law Offices of Pettlon & Ginie with Ryan Ginie, who has also been selected as a Top Lawyer. He is admitted to practice in Kansas and Missouri as well as the U.S. District Courts in Kansas and Missouri and the Supreme Court of the United States.
Patrick L. Cotter
Patrick is an accomplished trial attorney who has extensive trial experience in both criminal and civil cases. Patrick has completed well over 100 jury and court trials in both criminal and civil matters with over 50 jury trials to verdict. Patrick has gained valuable experience as both a prosecutor and a criminal defense attorney where he has spent nearly every day in the courtroom. He has extensive experience assisting individuals charged with criminal offenses in both Federal and State court. Patrick utilizes his courtroom experience to secure fair and just compensation for individuals who have suffered a personal injury or wrongful death of a loved one.Patrick is currently the President of the Dakota County Bar Association. He is the current editor for the Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers VI magazine after completly two terms serving on the Board of Directors. Patrick volunteers as a Referee in Dakota County District Court presiding over conciliation court cases, and he volunteers for Dakota County Legal Aid assisting individuals and children who are victims of domestic abuse. Patrick is proud that many of his clients are referred to him from other attorneys and judges.Patrick walked-on to the University of Notre Dame football team coming out of high school. He later competed with distinction as a two-sport collegiate athlete in both Football and Track & Field at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN. Patrick earned his Bachelors Degree Cum Laude from St. Thomas in 1997. He went on to receive his law degree from William Mitchell College of Law in 2002.
105 Hardman Court, Suite 110,, SOUTH SAINT PAUL MN 55075
D. Lee Johnson
The attorneys at Johnson & Associates understand the unfortunate situations that our clients are in and share their goals of arriving at an optimal resolution. Throughout a turbulent period in their lives, we provide high-quality, aggressive representation for individuals and families across Ohio.Our attorneys have more than four decades of combined experience inpersonal injury law,. We are familiar with and understand the court system of Ohio. This assists in our ability to take on complicated cases and fight for successful verdicts.
Gregg W. Luther
The founder of Gregg W. Luther, pllc, located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Gregg W. Luther has aggressively litigated on behalf of his clients in the surrounding areas for over 20 years. From the start, his practice of law has been focused on medical malpractice law and the complex litigation involved in the representation of plaintiffs in cases involving birth injuries, surgical mistakes, medication errors and similar matters.Mr. Luther attended law school at the Oklahoma City University School of Law, graduating in 1992 with his Juris Doctor. While he was in law school, he served as an editor of the Oklahoma Law Review. Upon his graduation, Mr. Luther went to work for some of the largest medical malpractice defense firms in the state, where he honed his skills in litigating tough cases. After learning how these cases are defended, he then switched his focus, believing that injured patients need a voice advocating on their behalf. Mr. Luthers track record and superb ethical standards have led to his recognition by his clients, peers and the judiciary. He has received an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating an attorney may receive. In addition, his law firm has been listed as a Tier 1 law firm by U.S. News & World Report.Mr. Luther works alongside medical malpractice attorneys of national prominence. Dedicated to his profession as well as to his community, he is an advisory board member of the Oklahoma Association for Justice, a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, The American Board of Trial Advocates, and The American Association for Justice. Mr. Luther is also a faculty member of the Keenan Ball Trial College.AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.
Edward F. Chacker
As senior managing partner and chair with the Gay Chacker & Mittin, P.C. law firm in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, attorney Edward F. Chacker has had a long and successful career representing clients throughout Pennsylvania with their legal needs related to the following practice areas:,· Personal injury,· Civil litigation,· Auto accidents,· Truck accidents,· Workplace accidents,· Slip-and-fall accidents,· Medical malpractice,After graduating from Temple University, Mr. Chacker obtained his Juris Doctor from The University of Toledo College of Law. The Pennsylvania Bar Association admitted him to practice in 1973, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the U.S. Supreme Court.Recognized for his litigation skills in the courtroom as well as his ability to negotiate settlements outside of court, Mr. Chacker has secured substantial awards and verdicts for his clients. Sought for his extensive knowledge and experience regarding trial law as well as mediation and arbitration techniques, Mr. Chacker routinely lectures on these and other legal subjects, and he has appeared on numerous television and radio programs.Always dedicated to his profession, Mr. Chacker remains actively involved in many professional organizations, including both the Pennsylvania and American bar associations, the American Association for Justice, the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, just to name a few.Along with his dedication to his practice, Mr. Chacker is also dedicated to his community. Along with serving on the board of directors for the Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program, he is a charter member for The Philadelphia Bar Foundations Andrew Hamilton Circle, which helps provide legal support for at-need and impoverished victims of abuse and neglect.
As senior trial partner at Lowenthal & Abrams, PC, Dennis Abrams focuses exclusively on handling personal injury cases. He represents clients throughout Pennsylvania who have been harmed by incidents that include medical malpractice, wrongful death, products liability and catastrophic auto accidents.Licensed to practice for decades, Mr. Abrams has countless successes in both negotiations and courtroom verdicts. Following a birth injury, he obtained more than $11 million in a settlement for the victim. He has also secured millions of dollars in cases involving surgical errors, failure to diagnose cancer, improper drug administration and car accidents.For accomplishments such as these, Mr. Abrams has been listed in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100; Main Line Today magazine named him as a Top Lawyer; he holds an Avvo Superbrating; Newsweek magazine listed him as one of its Top Attorneys in the Country; and he is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.With a background in serving in several attorney general offices, Mr. Abrams has long been an advocate of consumers. He demonstrates that commitment at his practice and through his memberships with groups such as the American Bar Association, the American Society of Legal Advocates, the American Association for Justice and the Pennsylvania Association for Justice.In 1973, Mr. Abrams received a Bachelor of Arts from Middlebury College. He then went on to earn a Juris Doctor in 1977 from the West Virginia University College of Law.Outside his practice, Mr. Abrams co-founded the Christian Legal Clinics of Philadelphia, which offers free legal advice to people in the area.
555 City Line Avenue, Suite 500,, Bala Cynwyd PA 19004
Eric C. Bonholtzer
Eric C. Bonholtzer is an attorney who is dedicated to achieving results for his clients through hard work, preparation, and staying on the cutting edge. A civil litigation trial attorney, Mr. Bonholtzer is well-versed in depositions, arbitrations, and trial work, including trying both jury trial and bench trials. He has helped his clients achieve extraordinary results including a recent 13.1 million dollar verdict against the County of Riverside for an injured worker, a 4.9 million dollar settlement for an undocumented worker who fell through an uncovered atrium, a 2.5 million dollar settlement for an elderly tenant who fell down a defective flight of stairs, and several recent dangerous condition of public property verdicts including a 145,000 verdict against the City of Long Beach for a defective sidewalk and a 181,500 verdict against the City of Los Angeles for a defective sidewalk. He handles all aspects of litigation and his practice primarly consists of personal physical injury including auto accident and slip/trip and falls, dog bites, and product liablity. He also handles some medical and professional malpractice cases. Mr. Bonholtzer also is involved in complex litigation such as pharmaceutical and product liability cases in MDL (Multidistrict litigation). His specialty is catastrophic loss and traumatic brain injury.Mr. Bonholtzer stays on the forefront of litigation by continuing to take legal education courses through Jerry Spences Trial Lawyers College, Jack Daniels Trial School and the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) seminars such as seminars on traumatic brain injuries. Mr. Bonholtzer also has had several articles published in the Daily Journal and was voted a Pasadena Top Attorney for 2013-2018. He is a 2016-2018 Lawyer of Distinction (Top 10% of Attorneys in the USA) and selected as one of Americas Most Honored Professionals for 2016-2018. He was also selected as one of the Top 40 under 40 Trial Attorneys by The National Trial Lawyers Association for 2016-2018. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
Imad Y. Elias, of the Law Offices of Mann & Elias, is a skilled attorney who brings a diverse background of experiences to his practice in employment law litigation. Manager of the firms employment law department, Mr. Elias handles discrimination, harassment and other types of plaintiff employment claims for clients in Los Angeles, California, and the surrounding areas of Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside, Ventura and San Diego counties.Born in Damascus, Syria, and educated in Kuwait and Southern California, Mr. Elias is fluent in Arabic and French as well as English. His diverse background enables him to provide original and unique insight into cases involving victims of employment harassment and discrimination. In his more than 20 years of practice, Mr. Elias has successfully handled more than 25 jury trials and helped to resolve numerous disputes through mediation and arbitration.After earning his law degree from Pepperdine University School of Law, Mr. Elias spent a year after law school volunteering at San Fernando Valley Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc. which enabled him to acquire vital courtroom experience. He was employed as an associate at two prominent firms in the region before joining his current firm, where he is a partner.Mr. Elias is licensed to practice in all California state courts and before all four U.S. district courts in California. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Bar Association, the Network of Arab-American Professionals, the California Employment Lawyers Association and the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles. He has also served in leadership roles for the Arab American Lawyers Association of Southern California.
Kevin M. Camp
Attorney Kevin M. Camp is the founder of Camp Trial Firm in Houston, Texas. Mr. Camp devotes his practice to personal injury law and serves clients throughout Houston and the state of Texas. He handles matters involving automobile accidents, construction accidents, industrial accidents, products liability, railroad accidents, toxic exposure, trucking accidents, workplace injury and other catastrophic injuries.Mr. Camp received his license to practice law in Texas in 2008. He graduated from the University of Houston with bachelors degrees in economics and finance and received his law degree from South Texas College of Law Houston.In 2007, Mr. Camp earned a mediation certificate after completing 40 hours of mediation training, and he attended and graduated from the prestigious Trial Lawyers College in 2010. His legal experience includes working for a private law firm representing railroad employees injured due to toxic exposure or other traumas.Over the course of his career, Mr. Camp has helped numerous Texas residents receive compensation for injuries caused by negligence. As a result of his success, the American Board of Trial Advocates invited him to become a member of their organization in 2018.Mr. Camp is a member of the Houston Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys. He is also a former president of the Houston Trial Lawyers Association and serves on the board of directors of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association.In addition to his law practice, Mr. Camp lectures for seminars and continuing legal education events. Between 2008 and 2017, he served as an adjunct professor at South Texas College of Law Houston.
J. Robert Black
Robert believes in our legal system and the right to trial by jury.Before founding Black Law, PC, Robert was a partner at a successful law firm engaged in a nationwide practice. He founded Black Law, PC to further his fight for injured people. Robert focuses his practice on personal injury and product liability cases with an emphasis on helping people injured by toxic exposures and dangerous drugs and medical devices.Robert spent six years in Washington, DC working in politics and government on Capitol Hill before he received his J.D. from South Texas College of Law where he was on the Deans List and a member of Phi Delta Phi honor society. He has been selected as a Texas Rising Star in 2007, 2008, and 2009, by Thomson Reuters Top Lawyers-Rising Stars.Robert is a proud member of The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers 2017, the American Association for Justice, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, and the Houston Trial Lawyers Association.He is admitted to practice in Texas, including the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas.Robert is married, has two children, and enjoys saltwater fly fishing and tennis.